Sena admits to tussle among allies

The Shiv Sena today admitted that there was a tussle among senior leaders of the three ruling alliance parties in Maharashtra for key Cabinet berths, and said some MLAs could not be inducted as Ministers because the list of ‘probables’ was huge Continue Reading

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: 10 Cong MLAs to become Ministers

Ten Congress MLAs, including former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, will join the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra council of ministers during its expansion today, party sources said. Continue Reading

BJP, Sena MLAs indulge in scuffle in Maharashtra Assembly

The Maharashtra Assembly today witnessed ruckus as the members of opposition BJP and the ruling Shiv Sena indulged in a scuffle and charged at each other, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House for half-an-hour. Continue Reading

Never conspired to pull down government: Uddhav Thackery

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said despite his party being in Maharashtra government for last five years without much power, he never betrayed or conspired to pull it down. Continue Reading

Don’t gloat over civic poll win, Sena tells BJP

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena asked the BJP today not to celebrate its win in two civic polls in Maharashtra, saying it did not show that voters’ mood was turning in its favour ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Tampering with Bal

Once upon a time, Bal Thackeray began his career as a cartoonist. Decades later, today, his comic capers have made him a caricature of sorts. One does not remember if his drawings drew laughter from anyone at that time, but the nation is certainly not humoured by his antics currently. The only ray of hope is that despite consistently hogging national headlines, T’ray has so far remained strictly a Maharashtra Manoos! Continue Reading